Edwin Zhang
Edwin Zhang
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Falls Church, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology
Major: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics

2011: Competed in 34 matches as a sophomore … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles … ITA Scholar Athlete … went 10-4 in singles play … his 10 wins were the most on the team … had key conference wins against Babson (4/7), Wheaton (4/21), and Coast Guard (4/23) … took a 7-6, 6-2 win over Brantner Jones from  #7 Middlebury (4/25) … won a 6-3, 6-1 decision in the NEWMAC Tournament match against Springfield (4/28) … went 14-6 in doubles play alongside partner Matthew Skalak … earned NEWMAC Doubles Tlayers of the Week twice (4/16, 4/23) … during the week of 4/16 picked up victories against Tufts (4/11) and Springfield (4/14), winning 8-6 and 8-2 respectively … for the week of 4/23 they won 8-1 against Emerson (4/19) to go with victories over teams from Wheaton (4/21) and Coast Guard (4/23) … went 3-1 in postseason play with two wins against Springfield (4/28) and Clark (4/29) in the NEWMAC Tournament … defeated  Chris Rosensteel and Shota Tasaki from Stevens (5/12) by a score of 8-4 in the NCAA Tournament (5/12).  

2010: Led MIT in singles victories as a freshman … finished 14-5 overall … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 3 doubles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 1 singles … combined 6-0 between Nos. 2-4 … allowed two or less games to an opponent five times … won eight straight during the middle of the season … played his eight matches at the No. 1 position … teamed with Andrew Cooper to go 9-2 in doubles play … duo won their last four matches of the season … overall record of 12-5 in doubles.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering, computer science and mathematics … researched in MIT's Media Lab … interned with Northrop Grumman … Pi Lambda Phi … Student-Athlete Advisory Comittee.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology … Fairfax Player of the Year as a senior … Washington Post All-Met first team as a senior … honorable mention as a junior … regional singles, doubles and team championships as a senior … reached the state semifinals in singles and finals in doubles and as a team … National Honor Society … two Academic Letters … AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal: Son of Yilin Weng and Jianping Zhang.